Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies were on my Christmas baking list.  I got the recipe from a co-worker and they are so yummy! Ingredients 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup shortening (room temperature) 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 t salt 1/4 cup milk 2 cups flour 3 cups quick…

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Fun with Light

Just having some fun playing around with shutter speed and focal point.

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Plastic Color

These contemporary seats were in a courtyard in the middle of an old building near where I work.

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Rustic Door

I ran across an old building today and couldn’t resist taking a picture of these interesting doors.

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DIY Curtains

I finished making curtains for the bedroom!  Here’s how I did it (and how you can too!) Step 1 – Figure out what size curtains you want.  I recommend making yours a standard size.  That way, if you ever replace them with store-bought curtains, you won’t have to move the position of the curtain rod. …

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Bedroom Makeover and End of Autumn

Autumn is soon coming to an end.  The days are getting shorter and shorter.  Look at this.  The top picture was taken outside my front window at 5pm on June 27th.  The below picture was taken at 5pm today. It’s okay; spring will be here before we know it, right?  Right?! Anyway, I’m excited because…

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The Sunshine Award

The Project Board was just nominated for the Sunshine Award by Ariadnisthread!  I really appreciate the nomination. According to the rules of the award, nominees must (i) include a link in your blog to the blog that nominated you; (ii) answer some questions about yourself; (iii) nominate 10 fellow bloggers, linking to their blogs; and (iv)…

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Living Room Color Scheme Part II

A few months ago I wrote this post about the color scheme in my living room.  I was no longer happy with the throw pillows I had made and wanted to make new ones.  Here’s the original pillows: I finally found fabric that I liked (and it was on sale for only $3.50 per yard!)…

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